Why the department store of the future is launching in . . . Plano, Texas
Entrepreneur Matt Alexander does not believe in the retail apocalypse.
For years, we’ve reported about the thousands of store closuressweeping through the country, with staples of the American retail landscape–like Sears and Kmart–filing for bankruptcy. But there have also been signs of revival. For example, digitally native brands like Everlane, Away, and Warby Parker have been opening creative new brick-and-mortar store concepts to much fanfare.